Ulsan’s initially pediatric patient death… How to respond?


In the midst of a sequence of fatalities from COVID-19 among youngsters and younger people throughout the country, the first baby death happened in Ulsan.

Reporter Joo Arang will inform you how to answer when a confirmed pediatric affected individual requires health care guidance or when an emergency occurs all through therapy at residence.


For the initial time considering that the start off of COVID-19 in Ulsan, a youngster under the age of 10 has died.

The little one who died was diagnosed with the virus on the 12th and was taken care of at home from the 14th, but his symptoms worsened and he died on the 15th, a few days right after the analysis.

So considerably, 44 children and younger persons have died from COVID-19 in Korea.

A lot more than 50 % of them ended up uncovered to have underlying conditions.

In the case of young children and younger folks, even though they are active, the vaccination fee is lower.

If you need confront-to-encounter or non-experience-to-encounter clinical session or procedure for small children and younger men and women acquiring cure at household, you can call the professional medical consultation middle by way of the health treatment center or the Ulsan Metropolis web site.

[조은진/울산시 감염병관리과장 : “평일 주간에는 평소에 다니시는 소아과에 진료를 받으시는 게 가장 좋고, 주말이나 휴일, 평일 야간 등에는 요일 상관없이 보건소에서 안내받은 의료상담센터로 연결하셔서 적절한 안내를 받으시는 게 가장 좋습니다.”]

If you have a significant fever, you should drink drinking water usually and consider two antipyretic medicine each 3 to 4 hrs.

A heat water massage rather than chilly water is valuable.

If dehydration takes place because of to a sore throat, you must consume lots of fluids after using an oral antipyretic analgesic.

It is also critical to be informed of unexpected emergency indications in advance and react promptly.

[이상배/소아청소년과 전문의 : “아이들마다 차이가 있겠지만, 대부분의 경우에 고열이 안 떨어지는 경우, 그리고 애가 잘 놀지 않고 잘 먹으려고 하지 않고 처지는 경우, 특히 호흡곤란이 온다든지 경련이 있는 경우에는 바로 지체하지 말고 응급실로 방문하셔야 될 것 같습니다.”]

In the meantime, Ulsan metropolis health authorities introduced that they have prepared 20 pediatric beds and began running them.

This is Joo Arang from KBS Information.

Cinematographer: Kim Geun-youthful

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